Monday, October 29, 2012

Halloween Dress-Up: Easy Costume Ideas [Year 2]

Happy Monday!

I am totally kicking myself for not working on this post a week earlier, but hey, actual Halloween is in two days, so maybe these costume ideas can still help you guys. ;)

I had so much fun coming up with some easy costume ideas last year (check it out here), and that is why I just had to do it again this year! These costumes are a breeze to put together... plus, they are current, so people are sure to know who you're dressed up as! :D

Costume #1: Taylor Swift


Almost everyone is talking about Taylor Swift's new album, Red. And I bet there are only a handful of people who haven't seen even a glimpse of her music video for We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together (That song is sooo about Jake Gyllenhaal, by the way, haha!)

Here are two looks from her music video that we can use for Halloween:


Wear your cutest and most colorful pajamas.
Sport some black-framed eyeglasses.
Wear red lipstick.
If you have long blonde locks with bangs = perfect! If not, you can always wear a wig.

If you'd rather go for a more dressy look, pair a red polka dot top with black high-waist shorts.
Wear glittery oxfords and accessorize with a gold bracelet.
Paint your nails red and don't forget your red lips and blonde wig! ;)

Costume #2: Kristen Stewart


One of the biggest stories of 2012 is the Kristen Stewart-Rupert Sanders cheating scandal.
I mean, come on, honestly, who didn't see those photos, right?!

This is THE easiest costume ever, I promise! ;)


Wear a white tank top over a colored bra, preferably neon yellow.
Wear navy blue sweatpants over gray shorts.
Finish the look with red Converse Chuck Taylors, messy hair, and oooh, don't forget "Rob's" Dodgers hat!

Additional thought... you can ask your husband, boyfriend, or guy friend to dress up as either Robert Pattinson or Rupert Sanders. ;)

Costume #3: Angelina Jolie


Angelina Jolie's right leg got its own Twitter account, so of course this outfit deserves to be a Halloween costume, haha! ;)


If you happen to have a long black strapless dress with a high slit = perfect!
If not, perhaps you can buy a cheap black dress and cut in a high slit... if that's not possible, a simple long black dress would do. ;)

Wear black peep-toe pumps, smokey eyes, red lips, and diamond studs.
You can also ask your husband or boyfriend to dress up in a tux -- he can be the Brad to your Angelina.
Show off those plump lips and don't forget to stick out that right leg! ;)

These next two costumes are versatile -- they will work for both men and women:

Costume #4: Psy


If you haven't heard of Psy and Gangnam Style, then you must be living away from modern technology. ;)
This song has been everywhere and this dance has been danced by everyone, haha!


Wear black pants, a white button-down shirt, and a blue blazer.
Accessorize with a black belt, black bow tie, black shoes, and black sunnies.
Girls, you can slick back your hair and put it up to really get the full Psy look.
Oh and of course, don't forget to sing and dance Gangnam Style! ;)

Even if you have to buy some pieces for this costume, those pieces will definitely come in handy someday... after all, we all need these basic pieces in our closet, right? :)

Costume #5: Prince Harry


Another big story of 2012 is Prince Harry's Las Vegas vacation.
Doing the whole naked romp for Halloween is not a good idea (haha!), but we can recreate the party prince's poolside outfit. ;)


As women, we can't be going around topless and it might be too cold for the guys to go shirtless, so a nude tank top is the answer. 
Pair it with red floral board shorts. Accessorize with aviator sunglasses, a necklace with a circle pendant, and a fedora hat. 
And don't forget to speak with a British accent! ;)

I still have to decide which one I'm gonna pick for my costume, but what about you guys...

Who or what are you gonna be for Halloween?
What do you think of these costume ideas? Which one is your favorite?

I hope you all have a happy week ahead! :D

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86 comments:

  1. Haha! I would love to see someone do Angelina Jolie and her leg this year. I've heard that many are going as Psy from Gangnam Style.

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    1. it would be so cool if someone dressed up as angelina and psy! :D

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  2. OMG, seeing someone dress up as Psy would be awesome! He def needs a bevy of beauties on tow too!

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  3. OMG these are so creative. I actually might use the taylor swift idea :)

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    1. i hope you blog/tweet about it, i'd love to see it! :D

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  4. Awww, Mimi These are such a great costume ideas and I had to giggle because my sister was Taylor Swift for a halloween party saturday and even made a cardboard guitar and then my other friend was Gangnam style and it was soo funny. It's so cool you actually showed exactly what people need to do this

    Great post. Happy Halloween too :)

    xoDale
    http://www.savvyspice.com/

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    1. aww, thank you, dale! i'm really glad you liked it! and i bet your sister and friend rocked their costumes! happy halloween! :D

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  5. I love this post. esp the Taylor Swift outfit!! ;)
    LaceyLoves

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  6. Such fun ideas! Hope you have a wonderful Halloween!

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    1. i hope you have a wonderful halloween too! :)

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  7. Awesome costume ideas!
    Love Taylor Swift!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  8. I LOVE the Taylor Swift ideas - so cute! :)

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  9. haha love this list i have so many friends that dressed up as psy this year :)!!! seriously loving all the psy's!!!

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    1. haha, i can only imagine how amazing they all looked together! ;)

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  10. These are such cute ideas!!!

    Jayme & Mendi @ Her Late Night Cravings

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  11. I'd love to dress up as Angelina's leg for Halloween ; ). Not her, just her leg ; ). Great costume ideas Mimi!

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    1. hahahaha, that would be so awesome, marie! and thanks, i'm glad you liked them! :)

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  12. Dude, the Angelina one would be perfection!

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  13. I absolutely love your easy Halloween costume ideas. Maybe there is still time for me to throw something together. I love Taylor Swift's adorable style.

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    1. aww, thank you, i'm so happy you like them! and yup, there's still time! :D

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  14. haha totally love these outfits!! kristen stewart that would be an easy one just look really sloppy and had a scowl on your face and bam you are done!

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  15. Haha, these options are great! Thank you for your kind words about the storm!

    xx
    Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

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    1. thanks! and of course, you're welcome! everyone affected by the storm is in our thoughts and prayers! <3

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  16. 1st is so beautiful :) what you say to follow each other? let me know :)

    xxx
    Marina ,

    http://butterflyeffectweb.blogspot.ro/

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  17. I think it would be so fun to dress up as psy and dance gangham style!

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  18. These are such cheeky ideas - I love them.

    http://arrceebee.blogspot.com.au/

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  19. I love the Taylor Swift idea! I'm gonna have to go for that tomorrow, I have PJs that look similar to hers, thanks for the idea! New follower here, btw. =]

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    1. you're welcome! and thanks for following! :D

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  20. haha these are the best ideas! I especially like the angelina/leg :)

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    1. thanks, meri! glad you think so! :)

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  21. Great post! You had me rolling through the whole thing, Mimi! And you definitely did your research! :D

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    1. aww, thank you!!! i'm so happy you liked it! :D

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  22. Haha Kristen Stewart has to be the easiest costume!!

    -V
    http://stylishlyme.com/

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  23. HAHA these are great!!! i love them...esp psy :)

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  24. i like Anjelina jolie's outfit with some vampire details on it..it will be great.. :-)

    xx
    Nelly
    http://www.e-fashiondiaries.com

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    1. ooooh, yeah, that'll be great! :)

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  25. Nice post! Good ideas!
    Kisses from:
    frontlow.blogspot.com.es

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  26. I love the Psy costume! So clever.

    And I looove the new Taylor Swift single! Can't stop listening to that soon, and it always cracks me up, especially the bit about "we hadn't seen each other in a month when you said you needed space. WHAT?" :-D

    Happy Halloween!

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    1. haha, yeah, that part's funny! happy halloween! :)

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  27. but this is a good entry
    happy halloween!!

    http://potyszepsegblog.blogspot.hu/

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  28. Hope you had a wonderful Halloween!

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    1. i did, thank you! i hope you had a wonderful one as well! :D

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  29. Love this! Sending love from New York City, hope you are well. Please follow me! & like me on Facebook! If you have bloglovin, we should follow each other!
    xox
    Janicethitran.com
    <3

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    1. thanks, glad you love it! and i hope you are well too! i hope you are safe from the hurricane! <3

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  30. Hi girl!
    Love this post!
    Thanks for your sweet comment!
    Maybe we could follow each other?!

    alisvolatpropiisdairy.blogspot.com

    With love, M

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    1. hi meike! thanks, glad you loved it! and yeah, sure! :)

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  31. Love the dotted red peplum! Great halloween costume ideas!

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  32. I have an award for you in my blog!!!
    Hope you like!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

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  33. Oh I love the Angelina Jolie idea!

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  34. Saw your costume on twitter! It was awesome!

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    1. awww, thank you, mugdha! i'm happy you liked it! :D

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  35. I seriously should have dressed up as Psy for Halloween.

    Rosie x

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    1. that would've been so cool! ;) what did you dress up as? :)

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  36. If I had seen a Kristen Stewart, I would have died. That's fantastic! Compared to Angelina, what a slob!

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    1. hahaha, i would've too! ;) and yeah, true, thankfully she cleans up pretty well though, haha. ;)

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  37. haha some fun ideas there. i didnt dress up this year as we had a scary film night in instead!
    Daisy Dayz
    Cross-Jones-Photography

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    1. ooooh, a scary film night sounds so fun!!! :D

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  38. omg, i love the kristen stewart idea!!!

    :)
    Carrie
    http://readmylifeascarrie.blogspot.com/

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  39. I was wondering who the video was about, so many people thought other than Jake Gyllenhaal LOL

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